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Montgomery Museum’s “Women’s Work” Includes Prints by FHU Art Professor

Henderson, Tenn. - Aug 25, 2016

The work of Freed-Hardeman University art professor Laquita Thomson is included in “Women’s Work: Prints from the Collection of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.” The exhibition, which includes 42 prints by 20 women, will be on display through Sept. 18, 2016.

The prints are from the museum’s collection of works on paper. It includes etchings, lithographs, screen prints and mixed media works in a range of styles that reflect the times and personal approaches of the artists. The exhibit includes four of Thomson’s large lithographs from her “Celestial Happenings” series and a silk screen self-portrait from her “Through the Dog Trot” series. The museum, located at One Museum Drive in Montgomery, Alabama, has forty of Thomson’s pieces in its permanent collection.

With degrees in painting and printmaking, Thomson teaches art and art history courses at Freed-Hardeman University.  She has presented numerous solo art shows in multiple states, and her art is permanently included in many museums across the South. She holds degrees from Mississippi University for Women, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Auburn University and University of Alabama at Huntsville.